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Jack Slack breaks downAnderson's Rope-a-Dope

Anderson Silva successfully defeated Stephan Bonnar while holding his own back to the fence for much of the fight. Silva then used the fence to rebound Bonnar into a fight finishing knee to the solar plexus. Today we examine Silva's use of the fence to tire his larger opponent.


UFC 153 Results: Sunday Perspective

UFC 153 delivered some fine action and pleased the Brazilian crowd as the hometown fighters dominated. Anderson Silva put on yet another showcase performance, Nogueira gets another submission win and Jon Fitch was in an exciting fight.


UFC 153 results and post-fight analysis

Brent Brookhouse gives a rundown of the action from UFC 153 including Anderson Silva's spectacular dismantling of Stephan Bonnar.


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Zombie Prophet presents a series of animated gifs featuring the lighter side of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar.


UFC 153: Silva vs Bonnar PPV results

As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar. Our live coverage will start with the prelim fights on Facebook (currently scheduled for 6:45 p.m. ET) and continuing through the FX undercard broadcast (8 p.m. ET) through the main card on pay-per-view (10:00 p.m. ET) so make sure to make Bloody Elbow your home for this event.

This post will cover live results and thoughts for the main card on pay-per-view.

The night's main event sees the greatest fighter in the UFC make another trek up to the light heavyweight division as Anderson Silva takes on fan favorite brawler Stephan Bonnar. Glover Teixeira will square off with Fabio Maldonado in a fight that could have implications for the light heavyweight title picture. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira returns to the cage for the first time since having his arm broken against Frank Mir, facing off with Dave Herman.

Erick Silva looks to continue to impress when he faces long time contender Jon Fitch. Phil Davis and Wagner Prado will run it again after their first meeting ended with an accidental eye poke. And rounding out the main card is a bout between Demian Maia and Rick Story.

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Demian Maia vs. Rick Story - Round 1 - Story lands a big punch so Maia shoots in looking for the takedown. Maia picks him up and slams him down. Maia is moving up while Story tries to get up. Maia keeps Story down though. Story stands up and Maia takes him down again. Maia with some punches and Maia has the back now. Maia working for the choke and now he has it right on the chin. Maia cranking his neck and it's over! Demian Maia wins by submission (rear naked...neckcrank?), round 1.

Phil Davis vs. Wagner Prado - Round 1 - Davis coming forward, Prado on the outside looking to get a punch off. Davis tries to lock up with him and Prado pulls out with ease. Davis with a takedown now against the cage. Davis working to take the back now, has one hook in. Davis takes him right back down after Prado tried to get up. Davis wearing on him with ground and pound and knees to the body. Davis controls the round well. 10-9 Davis.

Round 2 -Prado looking for the "one big shot" now. Davis gets inside and ducks under for the takedown. Davis really just working the takedown and top game. Davis now locks up an arm triangle and he's squeezing it looking for the finish. Prado survives but now an anaconda and Prado has to tap. Phil Davis wins by submission (anaconda choke), round 2.

Erick Silva vs. Jon Fitch - Round 1 - Fitch has a takedown early in the round, is looking to take the back as Silva tries to get up. Fitch having trouble getting the hooks in. Fitch landing some hard shots to the side of Silva's head. Fitch tries again to get the hooks in. Standing arm triangle from Fitch but Silva gets free. Front kick by Silva just lands to the chin of Fitch. Big right hand by Silva lands. Fitch with a hard elbow as they break from the clinch. They clinch and exchange some tough shots and now Fitch is in with both legs and he has a takedown. Again, Silva gives up his back while getting to his feet. Silva grabs the fence but doesn't get warned. 10-9 Fitch.

Round 2 - Silva coming out throwing big shots but can't land. Fitch with a great uppercut but now Silva with a great foot sweep to end up on top. Silva tying up an arm. Fitch gets out and is trying to get an ankle but he just holds on and gets hit a bunch. Fitch manages to get separation. Fitch pushes him back into the cage. Fitch tries for a takedown but Silva slides off and takes him down and takes the back. Silva has the choke locked in. Fitch is defending but there's 90 seconds left. Fitch breaks the grip but Silva is still on his back. Fitch is able to turn and end up on top. Now Fitch is beating him up and takes the back. Fitch takes an armbar but can't finish it! Great round.

Round 3 - Fitch walking forward, Silva looks tired. Right hand by Fitch and he gets the clinch. Fitch with the takedown. Fitch with big shots. He's really beating Silva up now. Silva manages to escape and now he pulls a guillotine. Fitch gives the thumbs up. Fitch is out safely. Silva misses an armbar. Fitch is just brutalizing him. Fitch has hooks and has Silva flattened. Fitch is just wrecking him now. Fitch is in mount and just demolishing him. Front choke by Fitch but the fight ends. 10-8 Fitch.

Official scorecards: 30-27, 29-28, 29-28. Jon Fitch wins by unanimous decision.

Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado - Round 1 - Glover with a big left early and now a big left and Maldonado is down. Glover mounts and is pounding away. Big punches and elbows from Maldonado. Brutal shots by Glover. Maldonado is defending about as well as can be expected but he's getting tagged. Glover is just decimating him with punches and elbows from mount still. Glover tries for an arm triangle. It's deep but Maldonado survives it and now Glover is back on top landing more big shots. Maldonado explodes to his feet! Wow! His legs are basically gone but he's still firing away. Maldonado is trying to bob and weave to stay up. HUGE LEFT BY MALDONADO AND GLOVER IS HURT! GLOVER'S LEGS ARE WOBBLED! Glover with the takedown and the round ends. 10-8 Glover.

Round 2 - Glover with a big takedown and he takes the back. Maldonado is fighting trying to get back to his feet. Maldonado does get up and he's trying to time a counter. Digs hard to Glover's body, but Glover takes him back down and now has the back mount. Maldonado gives up the mount now. Glover really pounding away. Maldonado has zero quit though. Now they're stood up with a minute left. Yamasaki lets the ref check on Maldonado. He says he's okay. The doctor lets it continue. Maldonado trying to find space for a left hand. Big left by Glover lands. Glover with another hard left hand. 10-9 Glover. There will be no round 3. The doctor has stopped the fight. Glover Teixeira wins by TKO (doctor stoppage), 5:00 of round 2.

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira vs. Dave Herman - Round 1 - Herman with a few body kicks and Nogueira locks up with him. Herman with a big takedown. Nogueira on bottom trying for a sweep but Herman stands up. Nogueira lands a few punches and Herman circles away. Herman with a nice hook and some knees to the body and now two kicks to the body. Nogueira pushing him into the cage now. Nogueira throwing some punches to the body in the clinch and they separate. Herman with a leg kick and Nogueira lands a right hand. Nogueira landing some decent punches this round. Body kick by Herman and again. Nogueira clinches him and can't get the takedown. Herman tries to get cute and stand still, so Nogueira hits him twice. Nogueira lands a few more punches. 10-9 Nogueira.

Round 2 - Big left by Nogueira and he drops Herman! Nogueira moves to side control and lands a few elbows. Nogueira with an americana and he's trying to finish it off, but he's got mount anyway. Herman gives up the back but Nogueira is pretty high. Nogueira tries to take an armbar but can't finish. Herman with another takedown and Nogueira has half guard. Herman stands up and gets away. Nogueira lands some more punches now that they're standing. Another big left for Nog and he gets the takedown and now mount. Looking for the armbar again. Noguiera locks it in and it's over! Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira wins by submission (armbar), round 2.

Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar - Round 1 - Bonnar charges forward and he's inside and has Silva against the cage. Bonnar kneeing to the thigh. Bonnar holding him against the cage still. Left hands by Bonnar and Silva with a quick knee to the body. Bonnar trying to get him down and he has double underhooks against the cage. Bonnar punches to the bod and lands an elbow and some short punches. Silva still pinned against the cage. Silva turns Bonnar now. BOnnar pushing him back into the cage. They trade punches and Silva lands a few. Silva leans against the cage and pops Bonnar when he tries to punch. Bonnar comes inside and clinches him again. Silva reassures his corner and Bonnar tries for a single leg. Silva with a hard short punch. Bonnar lands two stiff shots, Silva eats them very well. Bonnar to the body, Silva lands counters. Silva has Bonnar down and as Bonnar stands, Silva lands a crushing knee and Bonnar is down. Silva on top of him landing shots and it's over. Good god, Anderson Silva is something else. Anderson Silva wins by TKO (punches), round 1. (apologies for the typo on initial post saying Bonnar won by TKO. Excitement and all that)


UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar undercard results

As with every major show, Bloody Elbow will be here to bring you live results, play by play and commentary for UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar. Our live coverage will start with the prelim fights on Facebook (currently scheduled for 6:45 p.m. ET) and continuing through the FX undercard broadcast (8 p.m. ET) through the main card on pay-per-view (10:00 p.m. ET) so make sure to make Bloody Elbow your home for this event.

This post will cover live results and thoughts for the undercard on Facebook and FX.

The undercard headliner sees Ultimate Fighter: Brazil winner Rony Jason take on Sam Sicillia. Gleison Tibau will face Francisco Trinaldo, Diego Brandao squares off with Joey Gambino and Sergio Moraes battles Renee Forte all on FX.

The two prelim fights on Facebook see Luiz Cane against Chris Camozzi and Cristiano Marcello against Reza Madadi.

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Cristiano Marcello vs. Reza Madadi - Round 1 - Madadi comes forward, Marcello throws a right that misses and a few leg kicks. Knee to the body by Marcello now. Madadi lands a stiff jab. Madadi with another jab, Marcello with a cuffing right hand. Head kick by Marcello is mostly blocked. Madadi lands a big left hook. Now he lands again. Marcello is pulling straight back with his chin up, as noted by Joe Rogan and that's when he's getting hit. Marcello throws a headkick at the end of the round that is blocked. 10-9 Madadi.

Round 2 - Marcello lands a left hand and then Madadi tags him with a jab. Marcello having a better round. Marcello with a good body shot and he has the jab working now and a good right. Marcello finding his rhythm now. Madadi with a jab. Both men bleeding now. Marcello with another good jab. Good right by Madadi and Marcello is hurt. Now Madadi really tagging him. Marcello with a right hand. This is good. Uppercut by Madadi. Marcello with an uppercut now. Marcello was winning the round until he got hurt by Madadi. 10-9 Madadi.

Round 3 - Marcello whipping right hands but not landing. Madadi with the takedown. Madadi stands back up and pops him with a jab, and again. Madadi is popping Marcello enough to have his face swollen up badly. Marcello lands a few shots now. Spinning back kick from Marcello. Madadi throwing big shots, tries for a takedown, can't get it and eats a knee rom Marcello. Marcello digs to the body. Madadi still popping him. Madadi really hesitating to engage now. 10-9 Marcello makes it 29-28 Madadi in my card.

Official scorecards: 29-28 Madadi, 29-28 Marcello, 30-27 Marcello. Christiano Marcello wins by split decision.

Luiz Cane vs. Chris Camozzi - Round 1 -Camozzi coming out hard and Cane is trying to throw back but he's getting countered. Camozzi witha nice left hand. Cane takes the back standing and gets a takedown and gets both hooks in. Cane throwing punches but Camozzi manages to get out and to his feet. Cane with a good knee. Camozzi with a nice combination. Good left by Camozzi and a knee to the body. Good elbow by Camozzi. Camozzi with a good jab now. Takedown or not, Camozzi won that in my eyes. 10-9 Camozzi.

Round 2 - Cane just can't really get anything going on the eet. Camozzi with a good leg kick and a good right hand. Camozzi is pushing him around the cage and all Cane is really doing is defending. Camozzi with a good left and Cane actually lands something in return. Knee lands for Camozzi in the clinch now. Cane lands a let, Camozzi lands in return. Uppercut by Camozzi and Cane is forced to circle away again. Big left by Camozzi lands well. 10-9 Camozzi.

Round 3 - Camozzi still dictating pace here but Cane does land a counter left and then a leg kick and left hand. Cane just looks stiff and kind of "out of it" in there so he only has moments and then falls back to not doing much. Cane finally comes forward and has a little bit of success before Camozzi lands a left hand. Leg kick by Camozzi. Cane with a good body shot. They trade power punches and now Cane with a hard straight left hand. Cane tries for a takedown, can't get it and lands a few punches. Camozzi with a hard left hand. Hard shots by Cane at the end of the fight. 10-9 Cane makes it 29-28 Camozzi on my card. But pretty sure the judges will have it for Cane.

Official Scorecards: 29-28 across the board. Chris Camozzi wins by unanimous decision.

Sergio Moraes vs. Renee Forte - Round 1 - Moraes trying for the takedown against the cage and Forte manages to keep upright and get the fight back to the center of the cage. Moraes with a brief takedown but Forte bounced back up before Moraes had position. Now Moraes with the takedown and he's on top. Moraes works around to the back but Forte is able to survive and does get back to his feet. Not much happens and Moraes won that round 10-9.

Round 2 - Moraes can't get the takedown here. Now he pushes in again, and he gets the double leg takedown. Forte sliding to the cage and he can't quite get up. Now he does, Moraes misses on the takedown attempt. Moraes fails on another takedown attempt. Forte might be able to get something done if he....you know...tries to do something. Moraes pushing him into the cage again. Forte with a good uppercut and hook and Moraes was hurt but he went to his back and FOrte let him stay there until the end of the round. 10-9 Forte for being the guy that actually did something.

Round 3 - Forte with some good punches and now Moraes responds with a takedown and quickly has the back. Forte standing up with Moraes on his back, with the body triangle. Moraes landing some punches and now he tries for a facelock. Forte can't seem to sheke him. Forte can't get rid of him and Moraes tightens the choke and it's over. Sergio Moraes wins by submission (rear naked choke/facelock), round 3.

Diego Brandao vs. Joey Gambino - Round 1 - Brandao with a head kick and he follows up with some big punches but Gambino survives. Gambino now working in a ew good straight rights that are landing a bit. Hard leg kick by Gambino and another right hand. Gambino pushing him into the cage. Brandao manages to be the one who gets the takedown into side control. Gambino manages to get half guard. They're back to standing and Gambino lans a left that cuts Diego. Diego counters a kick with a hard punch. Close round but I'll give a slight edge to Brandao.

Round 2 - Huge right by Brandao and Gambino goes down but now he's recovering but Brandao is on top now, working to side control and now mount. Gambino now manages to get half guard back, and now full guard. Gambino almost manages to get an armbar but can't finish it. They're back to standing now and Brandao lands a hard leg kick. Takedown by Brandao again. Gambino back to his feet via ref restart.. 10-9 Brandao.

Round 3 - Again it's Brandao with a big right and he makes Gambino stand back up after he is dropped. Now they're back to the ground with Brandao on top and Gambino tries for a triangle that only gets his guard passed. Again, they're stood up and these stand-ups are happening way too quickly. Gambino with a left hand. Big right by Diego lands hard. 10-9 Brandao.

Official scorecards: 30-27 across the board for Diego Brandao.

Gleison Tibau vs Francisco Trinaldo - Round 1 - Trinaldo circling on the outside, and they exchange punches. Tibau with a takedown and Trinaldo stands and Tibau had a guillotine and pulls guard with it. Trinaldo survives the bad position. Tibau with a nice sharp combination back on the feet. Tibau with another takedown and he lands some sharp punches. Trinaldo turns Tibau and pushes him into the cage. Good knee to the body by Trinaldo and a big knee to the face and some hard punches. Tibau comes back with a nice takedown though and he's back on top in guard. 10-9 Tibau.

Round 2 - Trinaldo firing big shots now but Tibau pushes him into the cage. Big Trinaldo punch and Tibau is hurt. Trinaldo takes his back as they go to the ground. Trinaldo turns looking for an arm triangle but Tibau gets out. Trinaldo with a bit elbow. Trinaldo with big ground and pound now. Trinaldo with very nice elbows from the top. Round ends and it was 10-9 Trinaldo.

Round 3 - Both men come out swinging hard and Tibau is landing hard. Trinaldo firing back and this is getting really good. Tibau with the takedown and he's on top now in Trinaldo's guard. Tibau moves to half guard and as he's trying to improve more the ref stands them up. Horrible stand-up but Tibau takes him right back down. Now Tibau moves to mount. Tibau now looking tor an arm triangle and Trinaldo survives it. TIbau back to mount now. The round ends and Tibau should be safe to take a 29-28 decision unless people gave round 2 to Trinaldo 10-8 in which case it'd be a draw.

Official scorecards: 29-28 across the board. Glieson Tibau wins by unanimous decision.

Rony Jason vs. Sam Sicilia - Round 1 - Rony misses a head kick, counter right by Sicilia just goes over Rony's head. Big punch by Rony and Sicilia's legs go rubber. Jason with another good shot and Sicilia with a takedown. Sicilia with a few punches, Jason is looking to control an arm. Big right by Sicilia. Another big right lands. Horrible stand up AGAIN by the referee (Fernando Yamasaki in at least his third awful performance tonight). Jason lands some shots and Sicilia answers well. 10-9 for Rony Jason, but close.

Round 2 - Sicilia coming forward early and Rony is trying to find an opening. Not much landing or either guy here. Finally Rony lands a knee and Sam with a big left and now a bigger right in the flurry. Another right by Sicilia. Big left by Sicilia. Now Rony with a good left hand and digs to the body. Sicilia with a big right, Rony catches a kick, lands a right and then follows him to the ground, finishing him off with a flurry of hammerfists. Rony Jason wins by TKO (punches), round 2.


Watch UFC 153 live online, on TV or at a bar

UFC 153 airs tonight October 13, 2012 live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar in a non-title Light Heavyweight bout headlines the card which features Minotauro "Big Nog" Noguiera vs. Dave "Pee Wee" Herman and more. This is a handy guide to all the legal online streams, television and mobile viewing options as well as a guide to bars showing the event.

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